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The Kurds

By: Arfa, H

Price: $199.95

Publisher: London, Oxford University Press: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 344H2227

ISBN: 0192151509

Condition: Fair


0192151509 xi, [1], 178 pages. Bibliography. Index. Black and white photographic plates. Maps. Author was Chief of Staff of the Iranian Army 1944-46 and Ambassador to Turkey 1958-61. "Having lived and travelled much among the different Kurdish tribes, the author has had the opportunity of becoming closely acquainted with their way of life and has conceived a sympathy for these warlike mountaineers, freedom-loving, restless and often chivalrous, with whom he has had to deal both through negotiations and through the exchange of fire." - Preface. Usual library markings. Somewhat a... View more info

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Wofur Kampfen Wir? (Why are We Fighting?): Herausgegeben Vom Personal - Amt Des Heeres

By: Army Personnel Office; Rosenberg, Alfred

Price: $2,495.00

Publisher: Berlin, Germany, German Army: 1944

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 735A4935

Condition: Fair


144 pages. Text in German. Many black and white illustrations. Several maps. A substantial document intended for the German officer class in what turned out to be the latter days of Hitler's Germany. Opens with facsimile reprint of a three-page letter signed by Adolph Hitler, dated 8 January, 1944. (For clarity, please note that Hitler did not sign this copy.) Next is a two-page contribution by Alfred Rosenberg. Balance of book is divided into the following sections: Das Judentum (Judaism), Der Bolschewismus (Bolshevism), England, Amerika (America), Entwicklung und Ziel (Development an... View more info

From Small Beginnings - A History of the American Linen Company and Its Successors and Affiliates

By: Arrington, Leonard J.

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Salt Lake City, UT, U.S.A., Steiner Corporation: 1991

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 86801640

Condition: Fine


243 pages. Includes many black and white photos. "During our one hundred years, I believe that our customers, employees, and shareholders have all benefited. We have provided a worthwhile service to many, both here and abroad. We have maintained secure, and, I hope, satisfying employment for thousands worldwide. The company has afforded its shareholders a handsome return on George Steiner's initial investment. On the whole, I believe ours has been a worthwhile undertaking and one of which we can be justifiably proud." - From Foreward by Richard R. Steiner. Clean, bright and unma... View more info

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From the Dreadnought to Scapa Flow, Volume I:

By: Arthur J. Marder

Price: $99.95

Publisher: London, Oxford University Press: 1966

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 515H4242

ISBN: B0000CN0HE

Condition: Very Good


B0000CN0HE xxii, 459 pages. Black and white photographic plates. Footnotes. Index. This copy is a 1966 reprint of the 1961 first edition. "The story, well known it its outlines, has been filled in with fascinating detail obtained from many collections of unpublished official papers. The author has also made good use of the personal papers left by participants, and has had the full co-operation of the Admiralty, and the result is a book of first-rate importance for its factual authority." - dust jacket. "The book flows, from page to entrancing page, an utterly fascinating rec... View more info

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Color Diagram of the Principal High Buildings of the Old World

By: Artist Unknown

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Rochester, NY, W.H. Stewart: 1889

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 739H2710

Condition: Very Good


This fascinating color illustration groups 78 of the old world's tallest structures ranging from the Porcelain Tower in Nankin, China to the second pyramid at Gheezeh. The highest structure included is the Washington Monument at 555 feet. Red tint indicates brick, pink indicates granite, purple indicates bronze, etc. Outer dimensions: 10.75" x 14.5". Light wear and soiling. Small chips from lower left corner. Provides a vivid contrast to today's much taller structures. View more info

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1889 Color Map of the Lower 48 States of the United States (U.S.A.) Indicating Divisions of Standard Time

By: Artist Unknown

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Rochester, NY, W.H. Stewart: 1889

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 739H2712

Condition: Very Good


Vintage color map. Includes table of cities located in the Inter-Colonial, Eastern, Central, Mountain, and Pacific Standard Time Zones. Indicates how many minutes faster or slower these locations are than Solar Time. Outer dimensions: 10.75" x 14.5". Unmarked with moderate wear and soiling. View more info

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Official History of the Great War, Military Operations: Gallipoli - Volume (Vol.) I and II (1 and 2 / One and Two)

By: Aspinall-Oglander, Br.-General C.F.

Price: $249.95

Publisher: London, William Heinemann Ltd: 1929

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 811H3693

Condition: Fair


Fiirst edition copies of Volumes I and I printed in 1929 and 1932 respectively. xvii, [3], 380; xv, [1], 517 pages. Black and white photographic plates. Fold-out colour maps. Indexes. "Deals with the political events which led to the initiation of the Dardanelles campaign, the naval attacks in February and March, the landings of the Expeditionary Force in April and the fighting at Helles and Anzac during the first fortnight ashore. Vol II completes the story of the campaign, up to and including the final evacuation. Please note: we are not offering the other two volumes which contai... View more info

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Freshly Remembered - the Story of Thomas Graham, Lord Lynedoch

By: Aspinall-Oglander, Cecil

Price: $149.95

Publisher: London, The Hogarth Press: 1956

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 422A2670

Condition: Fair


309 pages. Index. Black and white photographic plates. "General Aspinall-Oglander is an experienced biographer, and the picture he evokes of a warm and strangely forgotten personality is set off to great advantage in its framework of stirring events." - from dust jacket. Above-average wear. Usual library markings. Binding intact. Front free endpaper removed. A worthy reference copy. View more info

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Communism: The Unpunished Crime

By: Astons, S.

Price: $89.95

Publisher: Canada, Prelude: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 344C6214

Condition: Good


31 pages. Profusely illustrated with grisly black and white archival illustrations. "This booklet traces the 69 years of communist rule, since the communist's first conquest, Russia, in 1917. The record of communism is not a pretty sight. It does not make uplifting reading. But, the heart-rending photos on the page are a fair representation of the record of the communists year in, year out, in whatever country they have conquered or attempted to conquer. In these pages, we are seeking to be a voice for the voiceless. Millions have died, but there has been no trial for the communist ... View more info

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The Relief of Ladysmith

By: Atkins, John Black

Price: $249.95

Publisher: Boston, L.C. Page & Company: 1900

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 118A9563

Condition: Fair


320 pages. Protected black and white photographic frontis of Sir Redvers Henry Buller. List of Illustrations, Maps and Plans. Three appendices. Attractive gilt lettering and decoration upon front board. Front free endpaper removed. Modest evidence of pocket removal from inside front board. Prior owner's name atop half-title page. Black one inch wide strip across backstrip where library label removed. Narrow crack along each hinge. Above-average wear. View more info

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Columbia River Gorge History, Volume One (1)

By: Attwell, Jim

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Skamania, Washington, Tahlkie Books: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 113G4499

Condition: Good


150 pages. Reproductions of archival black and white photos. "Covers some of the early history around the Cascades from 1805 into 1865." - from page 150. Contents include: the native Indians, adventures of the fur trappers, homesteaders and settlers, portage roads, first steamboats, early government and tax rolls, first steam locomotive in the Northwest. Moderate wear. Binding tight. Minor erasure blemish in upper right corner of front cover. A sound copy. View more info

The Twilight Struggle: Tales of the Cold War

By: Attwood, William

Price: $39.95

Publisher: New York, Harpercollins: 1987

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 73406411

ISBN: 0060390689

Condition: Very Good


0060390689 433 pages. Prior owner's name upon front endpaper. Author has covered the world since 1946; his career has thus spanned four decades of the cold war. As an American Ambassador in two countries and at the U.N., as an editor of Look, as publisher of Newsday, and as a foreign correspondent for other publications, he has kept close to the principal events and personalities of his time. Now, he has created this uniquely intimate history of the cold war, from Churchill at Fulton, Missouri to Reagan at Reykjavik. View more info

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The Illustrated London News (ILN), September (Sept.) 18, 1954: Formosa (Taiwan) Prepares for Communist Invasion

By: Austin, L.F.; et al

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Loganville, Pennsylvania, The Illustrated London News & Sketch Ltd.: 1954

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 417H2706

Condition: Good


Pages 443-482. Features: Cover photo and two additional pages of photos of destruction in Orleansville, Algeria caused by earthquake; Page of photos of diplomatic and political events; Dramatic photo-sequence of fatal collision between the liner Italia with the tug Fairplay 1 at Cuxhaven; Photos of Royal occasions in Scotland, Canada and the Netherlands; Four aerial photos of Formosa - a danger spot in the world today; Two pages of photos of training recruits of the Chinese Nationalist Army in Formosa - learning how to use weapons from the U.S. to ward off Communist attack; Excellent aerial p... View more info

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From Crisis to Crisis: The Rise and Fall of Fan Noli's Vision for Albania, 1920-1924.

By: Austin, Robert Clegg (Signed)

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Toronto, Self-Published: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 112A1001

Condition: Very Good


312 pages. Signed and inscribed atop title page. Author's Ph.D. thesis. "Deals with the process of state building in Albania between 1920 and 1924." - from Preface. Chapters include: Historical Background; The Road to Noli's Revolution; Noli's Temporary Triumph; The Outside World - Parts 1, 2 and 3; and more. Clean and unmarked with light wear. Nice copy. View more info

The Wyggeston Grammar School for Boys - Jubilee 1877-1927

By: Author Not Stated

Price: $79.95

Publisher: Leicester, U.K., Self-Published: 1927

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 74109405

Condition: Fair


120 pages including fold-out. Front endpaper decorated with the signatures of several dozen contemporary students of the school! Book is tired but gilt lettering and school crest upon front board remain bright. Spine leaning. Edges foxed. Average wear. View more info

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Provinciehuis Noord-Holland

By: Author Not Stated

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Netherlands, Provinciaal Bestuur Van Noord-Holland: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 74100681

Condition: Fine


48 pages. Text in Dutch. Book clean and unmarked with light wear. Dust jacket with light wear and three x 2 cm openings. Laid-in is a 12 page stapled pamphlet written in English entitled 'The History of North-Holland Province Hall.' An attractive copy. View more info

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Ballooning 1782-1972

By: Author Not Stated

Price: $49.95

Publisher: USA, The Smithsonian Institution - National Air and Space Museum: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 126A7115

Condition: Fair


88 pages. Bibliography. "This catalog is published to list all of the exhibited materials, to depict representative items, and to recognize those who have loaned or given their valued objects to this Museum." - from Introduction. Black and white illustrations. Usual library markings. Somewhat above-average wear. Worthy reference copy. View more info

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Colloden - 16 Minute Colour VHS Video Tape (NTSC) in Case

By: Author Not Stated

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Scotland, National Trust for Scotland: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 113A8844

Condition: Very Good


16-Minute VHS video tape with case. Undated. Circa 1990? Clean and unmarked with light wear. Nice copy. View more info

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Conspiracy Against Europe: The Paris Agreements - a War Plot

By: Author Not Stated

Price: $99.95

Publisher: Berlin, Germany, The Committee for German Unity: 1955

Edition: Condensed from the Original German

Seller ID: 227A9585

Condition: Good


155 pages. Black and white illustrations. "This book is a first attempt to analyse the Paris Agreements and to show the great dangers which they entail for all Germans and all the peoples of Europe. The book was completed at the beginning of January 1955 and does not deal with any of the written and oral secret agreements which form part of the Paris Agreements and which have, so far, been kept secret. This book is intended to be a contribution to the maintenance of peace in Europe and the reunification of Germany." - from Preface. "The main aim of the Paris and London agreeme... View more info

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Civilian Protection: A Handbook for Volunteers - Second Edition

By: Author Not Stated

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Seattle, WA, Washington State Defense Council: 1941

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 116A0372

Condition: Good


45 pages. Undated. Circa 1941. Average wear. Unmarked. Sound copy. Includes detailed instructions on: what to do in an air raid; the blackout.; Emergency Traffic regulations; Civilian Protection. View more info